The Kansas City-based tax preparation company said it took in $125.2 million in revenues during May, June and July. The total was down partly because of currency exchange rates in its international business and the sale of the H&R Block Bank. The net loss for the three months was $121 million.
The vacant Executive Plaza Office Building, familiarly known as “the flashcube,” will be converted to apartments at 710-720 Main St., a prominent location on the streetcar line in downtown Kansas City.
North Carolina small businesses and other companies across the country have been struggling to obtain federal contracts because the government’s contracting officers favor companies that have long-standing working relationships with the government. Congress has developed a plan to fix that problem and is moving toward putting it in action.
Gladstone’s B&B Theatres is renovating its Westglen theater, putting in new electric reclining seats, a new snack bar, new parking lot and more. Tom Tivol, with more than four decades in the jewelry business, is opening a location in Leawood’s Park Place. Alysa Rene Boutique is relocating and expanding in Park Place.
Richard Kitzmiller takes orders for the cars from customers all over the world and is one of only a few custom builders of vintage race cars. There are some shops making Cobras, he said, but Scarabs are harder to come by because their production was so limited in the first place.
Apple has to pay up to 13 billion euros ($14.5 billion) — plus billions more in interest — in back taxes to Ireland after the European Union found Tuesday that the U.S. technology giant contributed almost no tax across the bloc's 28 countries for 11 years.
The maker of EpiPens will start selling a cheaper, generic version of the emergency allergy shots as the furor over repeated U.S. price hikes continues — and looming competition threatens its near-monopoly.
Kansas City-based MRIGlobal and the University of Missouri will investigate the Zika virus infection and how it is transmitted, particularly from mothers to babies. The grant was awarded by the Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute.
There will be 600,000 commercial drone aircraft operating in the U.S. within the year as the result of new safety rules that opened the skies to them on Monday, according to a Federal Aviation Administration estimate.
Southwest Airlines Co. and its pilots union agreed on the basics of a contract that would provide an immediate 15 percent pay raise followed by four annual increases of 3 percent, plus a ratification bonus.
In a White House Press Briefing on Thursday, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said some pharmaceutical companies have been innovators committed to advancing public health, and others have jacked up the prices of life-saving medicine — a poor business model, which takes a toll on the business' reputation and stock prices.